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mr858@cam.ac.uk

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Education CV

Education

  • PhD in Law, St John's College, University of Cambridge (2021 - 
  • Magister Juris (Distinction), Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford (2016-2017)
  • LL.M (Distinction) in Private International Law and International Commercial Law, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University (2014-2015)
  • Exchange Program, McGill University (2013-2014)
  • Bachelor in Law / Bachelor in Applied Foreign Languages (Distinction), University of Grenoble (2010-2013)

Professional experience

  • Associate in International Arbitration, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (2018-2021)
    • In this role, I represented clients in several international commercial arbitrations under a variety of applicable laws in the energy and new technologies sectors. I also represented and assisted clients before French courts, including the Paris Tribunal of Commerce, the Paris Court of Appeal and the French Court of Cassation.
  • Trainee Lawyer in Intellectual Property, McDermott Will & Emery (2018)
  • Legal Intern in International Arbitration, Hogan Lovells (2015)
  • Legal Intern, Castle-Trudel Criminal Law (2012)

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Fellow in Private International Law, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University (2017-2018)

Research Experience

  • Research Assistant to Professor Richard Gold, McGill's Center for Intellectual Property Policy (2014)

Fields of research

Private International Law, International Commercial Arbitration, Intellectual Property, Comparative Law

 

Conflict of Laws in the Arbitration of IP Disputes

Supervisors

Dr Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan and Professor Richard Fentiman QC

Representative Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

  • “The impact of the civil law on the UK criterion of originality”, 33:1 Cahiers de Propriété intellectuelle (2021) (forthcoming - in French)
  • “An Alternative to Choice of Law in First Ownership of Copyright Cases: The Substantive Law Method”, 65:2 Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA (2018), 203-234
  • “Arbitrability of Copyright Disputes in French Law”, 4 McGill Journal of Dispute Resolution (2017), 43-64 (in French)
  • “Intellectual Property, Supreme Court of Canada and Civil Law”, 60:3 McGill Law Journal (2015), 381-430 (with Professor E. Richard Gold - in French)

Book chapters and online articles

  • France Chapter, in J Rowley QC, E Gaillard & G Kaiser eds., Guide to Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards, Global Arbitration Review (2020) (with Professor Christophe Seraglini)
  • France Chapter, in J Rowley QC, E Gaillard & G Kaiser eds., Guide to Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards, Global Arbitration Review (2019), 285-299 (with Noah Rubins QC)
  • "Paris Court of Appeal Exerts Power to Review Allegations of Corruption During Enforcement Proceedings”, International Law Office (2018) (with Gisèle Stephens-Chu)   

Start Date

Jan 2021